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Sounded interesting enough I'm downloading it now. All 12 and a half Gig!
I had to make room on my harddrive.
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I'm grabbing it as well.
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Huh. This is by the same people, in the same world, and is a semi-sequel of Arktwend (for Morrowind) and Nehrim (for Oblivion.) I had no idea.
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Early Enderal impressions: the opening sequence was one of the most disturbing things I've experienced in a game in a long time. I don't think I was mentally prepared for it at all lol. The rest of the preface section was pretty much standard fare, but it really feels like you are playing a completely different/new game. I'm still amazed people put this together on their own and offering it up for free.

My only minor complaint is there is a bit of "pixel hunting" that can be a bother. Maybe there's some way to make it easier but there was an early doodad I had to scour the graphics with to find in order to progress. I'm hoping the main game doesn't have too much puzzle/item search.

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I don't recall that at all. So I'm going to go with "no"?

The main thing I ran into was all the plants. I wanted to pick them. But they are just window dressing. Only the regular assets from Skyrim can be picked.
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Started playing Skyrim SE. It has been 6 years since I touched Skyrim. Amazing how familiar this world is even after all that time. Playing mostly vanilla. I did install a mod that adds a town only that it is destroyed and the player can rebuild it. I do not know why I installed it because this is exactly the type of thing that would distract me and I would devote all my time trying to rebuild the town until I get bored of the game. So I will ignore the mod. I want to finish the main quest this time.

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I play it about once or maybe twice a year. Just finished it again about a month back.
You mod sounds interesting.
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I believe that is Helgen Reborn mod.

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I tried Helgen Reborn once. Totally f'd up my game because I had it on when I started and it bugged it up bad. Once I got past the intro that uses the city as a destruction phase it was better but still messed up the wagon ride into it.
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The most important thing with any mod is to read the mod info before installing. It solves about 90% of issues people have. From the Helgen Reborn page:
If you are starting a new character it is imperative that you leave Helgen Reborn UNCHECKED until you exit the cave with Hadvar/Ralof. Make a NEW hard save right there and load my plugin. It's fine if it is installed, just uncheck it in your plugin list until you exit the cave. The reason for this is if you try to start a new game from the main menu with my mod loaded it will likely place you standing by the cart you're supposed to be in, or several other strange behaviors.
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I loved my last mod setup. Took me over a week. Scroll back in this thread for the pics. I thought it was beautiful.
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OMG you arseholes. Now Ive started visiting Skyrim SE Nexus. Thanks. Thanks a lot. GRrrrr
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OMG you arseholes. Now Ive started visiting Skyrim SE Nexus. Thanks. Thanks a lot. GRrrrr
You want my mod list? :twisted:

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I was watching an ESO Youtube video and thought his NPC's looked beautiful and that is what I wanted. Sadly he does not really post what mods he is running so I went looking. I unticked the allow adult content at Nexus mods, what a mistake. How sad so many are modeling huge boobs and vajajas, along with a few schlongs. All the adults must of moved on to Fallout 4 years ago. And you would think after all these years I could download 7zip and modify my game with the latest SKSE, but those skills seem to have departed.

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The giant hooters are so laughable. Not sure what age people are making those horrendous things.
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The giant hooters are so laughable. Not sure what age people are making those horrendous things.
I'd wager anywhere from 14 to 75, as long as they've got a streak of thinking that's the most important part of a woman. I personally find those mods grotesque and unnatural.
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Paingod wrote:
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The giant hooters are so laughable. Not sure what age people are making those horrendous things.
I'd wager anywhere from 14 to 75, as long as they've got a streak of thinking that's the most important part of a woman.
There are plenty of improved AI mods, too. ;)
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Blackhawk wrote:
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The giant hooters are so laughable. Not sure what age people are making those horrendous things.
I'd wager anywhere from 14 to 75, as long as they've got a streak of thinking that's the most important part of a woman.
There are plenty of improved AI mods, too. ;)
Well, yeah... :D ... this thread had me rebuilding my Skyrim SE mod library (I lost my array when my HD died last year). One of the things I added that I didn't have last time was more NPC AI stuff. Funny, I spent a couple hours browsing mods and building the kit but never played the game. It's ready when I am.
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Finished the main quest. Only took 10 years.

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The giant hooters are so laughable. Not sure what age people are making those horrendous things.
They feel like...bags...of sand.
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The giant hooters are so laughable. Not sure what age people are making those horrendous things.
They feel like...bags...of sand.

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Found the Blackthorn mod that adds a buildable town to the game is not for me. Too much little stuff to do. I do not want to build every bed, table, and latrine in town. And the amount of income the player makes once the economy gets going is ridiculous. I think most of that money is from my town guard who spend more time in the tavern than guarding the town.

Another mod I have been using is Anna NPCs. It adds quite a bit of immersion. The author and voice actors did a really good job. Just have to limit the number of followers I take with me on my adventures or else I do not have to do any fighting and it's like herding cats.

Other than that just graphic improvements and SkyUI.

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If I ever return to this Im going to look for a good mod that randomizes NPCs physical look. Everyone the same height and weight bothers me. I saw one years ago but it wasn't very good at it's job.
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Started a new playthrough and this time going away from my usual heavy armor warrior type. This time trying to go mage but found myself using bows for that nice sneak attack.
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The last 3-4 playthrus I've gone with the bowmen and light armor. Had a blast.
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Im always tempted to play Imperial cause Ive never ever played that story side plus they are like Romans it seems. But they are assholes in the Stomecloaks lands forcing them to do as they say. And Stormcloaks are like Scottish so I always go Stormcloak.
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Dig in to it far enough and you find the Stormcloaks are just as much an asshole as the Imperials. Plus the Imperials have their reasons and quite so bad as you think.
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Dig in to it far enough and you find the Stormcloaks are just as much an asshole as the Imperials. Plus the Imperials have their reasons and quite so bad as you think.
Maybe....but they also tried to kill me for no reason and didn't even look into it. I always want to kill that woman Imperial sending me to the block. Also again the Imps are allied with those asshole elves I love to kill the Thelsamar. Oh! And they banned Talos!...I just threw that one in there :P
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Last time I sided with Imperial but not a decision I made. The Blackthorn mod had town guards attack the Stormcloaks so I was forever hostile to them. So I ended the civil war for the Imperials just to get it over with. This time I am going Stormcloack,

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I laughed. SO. DAMN. TRUE.

EVERY. SINGLE. DAMN. TIME. :D
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Started a new playthru about a week ago. Thought I'd play an illusionist sneak. It's really hard to get anything to attack its mates at low levels with Fury. So I find myself building up sneak, 1-handed, and bow.

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I have been playing this quite a lot over the last several months. Enjoying my last playthrough as a conjuration/destruction mage. Completed the main quest, mage college, thieves guild, civil war, Blades, Dawnguard, about half way through with the Dragonborn DLC when my save would CTD whenever I attempted to enter Skyrim proper. Ended up with over 60 mods mostly aesthetic mods. Even some cough adult mods cough.
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I added the sexlab stuff because I had a fantasy of having a threesome with Aela and Mjoll. But after that I realized it was juvenile and misogynistic and set it aside and forgot about it. Then I was fighting a dragon outside of Morthal with my party and a town guard. After slaying the dragon a window popped saying people where celebrating and throwing off their clothes and it was about to get carnal. So I joined in. That guard had one hell of a tale to tell his mates for when he got back to the bunkhouse that night :horse: .
I will probably set this aside for awhile since I do not really want to start from scratch again just to finish Dragonborn. I had the game looking really good and not at all like a 9 year old game. If I do it again I need to do The Companions questline.

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Glad I posted my mod load list on page 62. If I ever go back to this one day Ill do all those then add some more. The pics I posted on page 61 looked amazing.
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I laughed. SO. DAMN. TRUE.

EVERY. SINGLE. DAMN. TIME. :D
There's just no substitute for reaching out and touching a hostile NPC at 100 yards with a sneak attack so powerful his body cartwheels into the next region.

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Archery in Skyrim is just so satisfying.
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Archery in Skyrim is just so satisfying.
Agreed. I feel the same way about Mount & Blade. There's just something so...zen about being able to angle my cursor two inches ahead of an enemy, release, and get the notification of a head shot over a second and a half later.
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I am looking for information or a good guide on housing. Someone can recommend some good article?
Modded housing, or the choices that ship with the game?
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